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MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A South Texas sheriff whose territory borders Mexico is in the spotlight as his department is plagued by drug scandals. The Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino has repeatedly denied being aware of any of the irregularities, including one that involved his...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - The city of Lubbock has agreed to pay $80,000 in a settlement with a woman injured when she stepped into a hole on her way out of a Texas Tech football game. The Lubbock City Council approved the settlement last week for Eva Montez. Montez sued the city...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - Two suburban Dallas police officers are wounded after shooting broke out during a standoff with a suspect. Grand Prairie police confronted a man Wednesday afternoon after an overnight incident in which a person opened fire on a police officer. Police...
HOUSTON (AP) - Two people have been killed in a Christmas Day argument at a Houston nightclub. Houston police identified the two people killed as Patrick Prince and 30-year-old Brian Washington. The shooting occurred at about 2:15 a.m. on Wednesday near the Nox dance club in the...
DALLAS (AP) - A handful of Dallas police officers are moonlighting as superheroes. Officer Damon Cole and others volunteer at parades, school assemblies and other events in superhero costumes. Their goal is to have a positive influence on the city's children. Cole and other...
VICTORIA, Texas (AP) - A gay couple says they were asked to leave a South Texas nightclub because they danced together to country music. A manager at the Cactus Canyon nightclub says the pair were asked to leave because they were disruptive. Robert Dillender says the club is...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Police have arrested a man who they say accidentally filmed himself while installing a video camera in a bathroom at his workplace. 44-year-old Ray De la Cruz was released from the Bexar County Jail on Christmas Eve after he posted $10,000 bond. An arrest...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - The National Park Service is planning a new dinosaur fossil exhibit for Big Bend National Park in West Texas. The exhibit built inside the park would house fossil replicas from dinosaurs that existed in the area more than 90 million years ago. Don Currick,...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - An Austin attorney convicted of racketeering in a judicial bribery scandal is appealing his conviction and 20-year prison sentence. Rosenthal is appealing to the U.S. Court of appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Court records indicate notice was given to the...